Modern Soul Food Recipes
These recipes are remixes of Big Mama's soul food classic recipes that can beÂ eaten every day including busy weeknights. They areÂ fusion recipesÂ blending traditional soul food ingredients with cuisines and techniques from around the world.
They balance African American culinary traditions against modern lifestyles focused on convenience, health, and global flavors.
Even more so, they are about both elevating and changing the narrative around soul food by offeringÂ healthierÂ versions that are connected to modern techniques and global flavor trends.
It also serves the purpose of reminding us that soul food isÂ farm to table, i.e. it is rooted in food that isÂ real,Â vegetable-centric, andÂ local. You will find twists on classics ingredients likeÂ roasted watermelon steaks, grilled sweet potatoes,Â andÂ blistered okra and tomatoes.